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We’ve heard that a number of Massachusetts-only businesses have been stopped and ticketed for non-compliance with a fairly new regulation promulgated by the Mass. Department of Transportation (MA DOT) regarding commercial vehicles. Fines for non-compliance can be HUGE. As your insurance provider, we CAN’T advise you regarding what specific regulations may or may not apply to you and your business, but we can keep you and our other customers with business policies informed so that ...

Do you or your employees go across state borders to work in other states? If so, be sure your Workers’ Compensation policy covers these additional workplaces. For example, the State of New Hampshire recently began to enforce its law requiring employers with any employee doing any work in New Hampshire to show NH in Item 3A of its Workers’ Compensation policy. What is item 3A?  It shows the states where you have employees working. If your employee is injured in ...

March 22, 2009 marks the implementation of the new Move Over Law, which is designed to help protect police, firefighters, paramedics, tow truck drivers, and all roadside emergency and maintenance workers   The law requires all drivers approaching a stationary emergency or maintenance vehicle with flashing lights to move to the next adjacent lane if it is safe to do so, and, if that is not possible, to reduce their speed. There is ...

 

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